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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ898-200415-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A LOW PRES TROUGH
WILL CROSS THE REGION TODAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA TODAY...THEN CROSS THE WATERS TONIGHT INTO FRI. THE
ASSOCIATED LOW PRES CENTER WILL WEAKEN AS IT APPROACHES THE
WASHINGTON WATERS FRI NIGHT INTO SAT. ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE OVER THE AREA SAT NIGHT WHILE ITS ASSOCIATED LOW CENTER
MOVES JUST W OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY
W OF THE WATERS SUN BEFORE TURNING SE AND MOVING INTO THE OREGON
WATERS SUN NIGHT...THEN MOVING SE OF THE REGION MON. A HIGH PRES
RIDGE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE WATERS MON NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-200415-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 13
TO 16 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING SE 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 14 TO 18 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO
19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 14 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 13
TO 22 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 25
FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
12 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ900-200415-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 14
TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 15 TO
19 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 18 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 22 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E TO SE. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 20 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 21 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25
FT.
.MON...E WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING
N TO NW. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT.

$$

PZZ805-200415-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 14 TO
17 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 15 TO 19 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SE 15
TO 25 KT. SEAS 16 TO 20 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 24 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 20 TO 25 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S. SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25
FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 21 TO 28
FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 17 FT.

$$

PZZ905-200415-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 15 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SE 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 16 TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 16
TO 19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 15 TO 25
KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 26 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 19 TO 26 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO S TO SE 20 TO 30 KT...THEN BECOMING SE
30 TO 40 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 12 TO 21 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 30 TO 40 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 15 TO 25 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 29 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING E TO
NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 13 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 16 FT.

$$

PZZ810-200415-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 16 TO
17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS
BECOMING 16 TO 20 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20
FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 16 TO 27 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING SW 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS BECOMING 23 TO 27 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS
SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 22 FT.
.SUN...S TO SE WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 27 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 28 FT.
.MON...S TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
17 TO 21 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS BACKING TO E 15 TO 25 KT...THEN BECOMING NE 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 20 FT.

$$

PZZ910-200415-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 16 TO
19 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS
BUILDING TO 18 TO 28 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SAT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS BECOMING 21 TO 28 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 45
TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 23 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SW. SEAS BUILDING TO 16 TO 29 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 16 TO 31 FT.
.MON...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING N TO NE 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 15 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BECOMING 12 TO 19
FT...THEN SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT.

$$

PZZ815-200415-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 16 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 35 TO
45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 17 TO 21 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 17 TO 22 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 19
TO 34 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING
23 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO
SE 40 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 18 TO 25 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 21
TO 27 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS BECOMING 17 TO 27 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 17 TO 26 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS SHIFTING TO E TO NE 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 16 TO 26
FT.

$$

PZZ915-200415-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
737 AM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...GALE WARNING...
...STORM FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SAT NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW. SEAS 17 TO 20 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 18 TO 20 FT.
RAIN.
.FRI...WINDS VEERING TO W TO SW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 18 TO 29
FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS INCREASING TO 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 23
TO 38 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 25 TO 35 KT...THEN BECOMING S TO SW 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 20 TO 33 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS BECOMING 35 TO 45 KT...THEN INCREASING TO
45 TO 55 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 14 TO 26 FT.
.SUN...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W TO SW 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 16
TO 31 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS 18 TO 31 FT.
.MON...WINDS VEERING TO W 35 TO 45 KT. SEAS BECOMING 20 TO 32 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO N TO NW 25 TO 35 KT...THEN
BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BECOMING 14 TO 28 FT...THEN SUBSIDING
TO 12 TO 20 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER KOSIER. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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